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  • Religion & Film continues in February

    January 5, 2017

    Join us in February for Jesus Christ Superstar (1h 48min, 1973, Rated G), the third installment of this year’s Religion & Film series.

    Discuss of the movie will be led by ICJS scholars after the film.

    Date: To be announced
    Where: The ICJS Study Center (956 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD 21204)
    RSVP: Registration will open in January. This event is free and open to the public.

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  • ICJS Mission Statement

    January 4, 2017

    The ICJS mission:

    We build learning communities where religious difference becomes a powerful force for good.

    Why is our work both urgent and essential? 
    Strife and violence are often ignited by religious differences. We see another way. Our work demonstrates that religious differences can become a powerful force for the good.

    How do we achieve our mission?
    We go beyond the study of our commonalities to a serious engagement with our religious differences so that... read more

  • ICJS begins blog on Huffington Post

    August 30, 2016

    The city of Baltimore is part of a national conversation around questions of justice, race, and community.

    At this pivotal moment in our city’s history, indeed our nation’s history, the Institute for Islamic, Christian, and Jewish Studies highlights the continued importance of bringing diverse religious perspectives to address civic and social challenges. In the Huffington Post Blog posts associated with the ... read more

  • ICJS teaches at Jewish-Muslim Governor’s Day to Serve

    August 30, 2016

    On Monday, September 26, 2016, Dr. Ben Sax (ICJS Jewish Scholar) and Alison Kysia (ICJS Educator) presented at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation as part of the third annual Jewish-Muslim Governor’s Day to Serve.

    Attendees helped to assemble "blessing bags" for homeless Marylanders and participate in an interfaith discussion on social justice.

    On September 29, the Baltimore Jewish Times posted... read more

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